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Treatment and Frequently Asked Questions

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The questions that arrive following a diagnosis may seem overwhelming. Here are some answers from the non-profit After Breast Cancer Diagnosis.

The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. also has an FAQ section on their website. To access that information, click here.

For more information on a diagnosis and subsequent treatment options, visit these sites as well

National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health: This website provides information about cancer cells, types of breast cancer, tests, stages, treatment, breast cancer reconstruction, nutrition, follow-up care and more. The section regarding treatment is quite in-depth, and provides you with information that will help you understand which treatment option is best for you. This website includes a list of questions for you to ask your doctor in order, as well an explanation of why you should ask those questions. This is the American Cancer Society's website, and it includes a wealth of breast cancer knowledge. The site will walk you though what breast cancer is, how it's detected and treated, what to do after a treatment and what's new in breast cancer research.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure:
If you've been diagnosed with breast cancer, this website offers a Breast Cancer 101 interactive tool and an interactive treatment navigational tool. Both tools provide you with the answers to questions you may have.

Other information:

Information for Healthcare Providers How to find support How to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month Homepage


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